Juan Carlos Zaldivar
Juan Carlos Zaldivar. A filmmaker and video artist, Zaldívar completed both his BFA and a Masters of Fine Arts at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he has also taught as an adjunct faculty. His film and video art works have been screened at many festivals worldwide and on PBS, ABC, IFC, Showtime and WE. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards. His directing credits include "90 Miles" (PBS), "The Story of the Red Rose" (Showtime), "Palingenesis" and "Soldiers Pay," co-directed with David O. Russell (The Fighter) and Tricia Regan (Autism: the musical). As programmer, Zaldívar co-founded and programmed The Florida Room Documentary Film Festival, an event solely dedicated to social issue documentaries in Miami Beach. He also coordinated the Miami International Film Festival’s newest section "Cutting the edge", which presently showcases video art and films by arists working accross disciplines. He is s Sundance Fellow and presently teaches at Miami International University. He is represented by the Bernice Steinbaum gallery in Miami.